Regulation, Not Prohibition

During Prohibition, the United States banned the manufacture, sale and transportation of alcohol. As a result, the U.S. saw the rise of an illegal...

Tech CEOs and Modern-Day Prophets

One of the formal definitions of a prophet is a divinely inspired person — more generally, a visionary. The term prophet is traditionally associated...

Club Penguin is Gone, So Now What?

Born at the turn of the century, the crux of my childhood social life was rooted in technologies like Tamagotchi, Club Penguin and Nintendo’s...

Free Adobe Suite Will Boost NYU’s Creative Edge

It’s no surprise that in the age of the internet, NYU students have gotten used to working on their laptops and tablets. For simple...

We Should Be Keeping an Eye on Keyboard Warriors

Eleven individuals were murdered two weeks ago at the Tree of Life synagogue, but just a few days later, it feels like the world...

Higher Education Needs Intervention From All Sides

Last week, WSN reported on NYU’s intentions to lobby for increased state funding for tuition. Considering the university’s infamously high tuition, the change would...

Staff Rants: Tech Edition

On Being Made Fun of for Owning AirPods By Sakshi Venkatraman, Editor-in-Chief I’ll just come out and say it. I own AirPods. I find it’s better...

Banning Laptops Is an Accessibility Issue

“The Chronicle of Higher Education” claims that students who write out their notes learn and absorb information better than using a laptop. As a...

The Dangers of Love in the Age of Dating Apps

Out of all the events that occurred on my 18th birthday, one stands out: signing up for Tinder. While others may have bought a...

A Generation Without the Community of Music

What do SpaceX, a commercial leader in the aerospace world, and LELO, a European sex-toy company, have in common? They're both pioneers in the...

Girls Who Code Isn’t About Stealing Jobs From Men

After a jarring conversation with a fellow Tandon student who invalidated the Girls Who Code movement, our columnist Serena aims to explain what the Girls Who Code movement is and what it isn't, while incorporating her own experience with the organization.

Staff Rants and Raves: Twitter

Rants On Dreams of Anonymity By Ethan Zack, Music Editor Having a Twitter account is a constant struggle between the absolute euphoria of being seen and the...
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